building from source after freebsd-update

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Sun Mar 14 04:51:16 UTC 2010

On Mar 13, 2010, at 8:10 PM, johnea wrote:
>  guess I was lead to believe that it updated the source from this entry in the handbook:
> "The default is to update the source code, the entire base system, and the kernel."
> I've also seem other references indicate that the source downloaded by freebsd-update
> could be patched and installed.

If you list src component, evidently freebsd-update claims to update /usr/src.  I suspect that if you've updated src via one of the other methods, it won't figure out how to update everything correctly.


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